Search for escaped inmate continues

Anthony Boyd Lamar (Source: Mississippi Department of Corrections)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -
The Mississippi Department of Corrections and other authorities are searching for an inmate who went missing in Hattiesburg.

Authorities say 56-year-old Anthony Boyd Lamar escaped Wednesday while on a work detail at Tatum Park.

Lamar was last seen wearing the green and white striped prison uniform.

He is serving 16 years for residential burglary in Copiah County.